The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative was at the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo from 27-31 August 2015. ABI was represented by Gretha Louw – recipient of an ABI Small Grant. Gretha’s stand showcased the tools and equipment she uses as part of her environmental education for school children. Gretha used the small grant to buy laboratory equipement, including a microscope and a projector.
The Agulhas Complex, including the SANParks-managed Agulhas National Park and CapeNature’s fynbos areas, have been included as a Unesco (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) World Heritage site.
The Nuwejaars Wetland Special Management Area (NWSMA) has, with key support from the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association and other partners, undertaken two major management burns in recent weeks. Working with the Working on Fire teams …
Five projects that received support through the ABI Small Grants Fund in its second year are showing benefits for conservation and communities in the Overberg.
The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative will host its third annual general meeting as a voluntary association on 24 June 2015. ABI partners are invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at Van Brakel Store, between Caledon and Napier.
The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) is now calling for proposals to the ABI Small Grants Fund. Projects and organisations have until Friday 19 June 2015 to apply for small grants funding.